December 19, 2007: Teamsters Local 805 is fighting to win a voice for warehouse workers at FreshDirect, but the company is threatening workers who want to join the union.
December 18, 2007: Just days before Christmas, the food-delivery service FreshDirect has threatened the jobs of hundreds of workers in its Queens, New York warehouse.
December 13, 2007: Online grocery giant FreshDirect is axing scores of immigrants in a crackdown on undocumented workers at its Queens warehouse.
June 4, 2007: The New Jersey Supreme Court May 31 authorized two former employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc to proceed with a statewide class action on behalf of approximately 72,000 workers
May 9, 2007: Local 89 Teamsters at Kroger’s Kentucky Distribution Center have new agreements that protect Teamster standards after a quickie two-day strike.
May 9, 2007: The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) is negotiating new contracts that cover 65,000 grocery workers at Albertsons, Vons, and Ralphs in southern California.
May 9, 2007: by Elliot Zwiebach for Supermarket News — LOS ANGELES - Unified Western Grocers here said Monday it has signed a letter of understanding with Associated Grocers, Seattle, to purchase
In its first study of how an American company treats its workers, Human Rights Watch asserted yesterday that Wal-Mart’s aggressive efforts to keep out labor unions often violated federal law and
April 20, 2007: Teamsters Local 89 workers are back on the job at a Louisville warehouse and trucking operation that supplies groceries to Kroger stores across Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
It's deja vu in Southern California, with the big chains ganging up on workers and threatening to lock them out of stores—just like they did three years ago, when companies forced 60,000 wo